Word 2011: How to Print Background Colors and Images of Current Document

Posted December 30, 2010 by Rob Rogers in Apple Mac

If you’ve prepared a fancy Word document that contains background images and/or colors, you will need to make a change to the Options setting for these to show up when printed.

1. Open up the desired Word document.

2. Go to the Menu, click Word and select Preferences.

3. In the Output and Sharing section, select Print.

4. Go to the Options for current document only section.

5. Check the Print background colors and images checkbox.

6. Click the OK button.


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  • Ellie

    thankyou soooo much this really helped !!

  • sunngrrl

    Thank you soooo much!! This works!!!

  • Luz

    Thank you! You’re the only place I could find this simple fix. Thanks again for posting 🙂

  • jpc

    Hi, even after changing this setting, my images won’t print. Would you be able to help?

    Thank you

  • Jane

    Thank you!!